About Ryan Riggs, MD

Ryan Riggs

Dr. Riggs has over 22 years of experience in the medical field.  He founded The Active Joint
Institute, a Utah-based medical clinic which provides non-surgical treatments for
musculoskeletal conditions such as osteoarthritis.  He has performed thousands of knee
injections and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Reflex Provider team.  “One
of the most rewarding aspects of my career is to see patients get back to the activities they
enjoy–horseback riding, skiing, hiking, or simply getting down on the floor to play with
Dr. Riggs also founded the Restore Medical Institute, an educational network of physicians who
collaborate on advancing regenerative medical treatments that are evidence-based and
effective for patients.  He loves to be on the cutting edge of research and offer state-of-the-art
treatments that focus on the root cause of the condition rather than simply mask pain.
When not working, Dr. Riggs enjoys hiking, swimming, racquetball, pickle ball, board games,
and spending time with his family.

Credentials/Specialty Training
Specialized Training in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Specialized Training in Interventional Orthopedics
Specialized Training in Viscosupplementation (Knee Injection Therapy)
Specialized Training in Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
Certified Fluoroscopist
Specialized Training in Knee Pain and Knee Injuries
Professional Background
Emergency Medicine Physician in AR, OR, and UT
Consultant and lecturer for several pharmaceutical companies
President of The Active Joint Institute
President of Restorative Medical Institute
Professional Affiliations
The Orthobiologic Institute
The American Academy of Orthopedic Executives
Biologic Orthopedic Society
International Federation of Adipose Therapeutics and Science
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock AR
Residency, Emergency Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
Doctor of Medicine
Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, UT
Bachelor of Arts